For nearly two weeks this summer while a forest fire burned on nearby Crow Peak, the Black Hills State University campus served as a firefighting command center that housed and fed more than 600 people as firefighters moved into the area to battle the blaze.
Visitors to the Black Hills and local residents who visit the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies and the University Archives at Black Hills State University might be surprised at the historical photographs and maps in the research that preserve and strengthen the collective memory of the Black Hills.
The F.L. Clarkson Family Foundation and Pioneer Bank and Trust donated $750 to the South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO) at Black Hills State University.
Black Hills State University announced the award of the annual Make a Difference Initiative scholarship to student Shenae LaCroix recently, marking the continuation of the Initiative’s commitment to students and the community.
Black Hills State University will announce the 2015-2016 Make a Difference Initiative scholarship recipient during the Make a Difference Ceremony, Wednesday, April 13, 4 p.m. in the Joy (Proctor) Krautschun Alumni/Foundation Welcome Center (Joy Center). For the second year in a row, BHSU students submitted applications outlining their ideas for a program to make a difference in the lives of others.
First Interstate Bank presented a donation to the South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO) at Black Hills State University in support of the seventh annual Celebrating Women in Business Luncheon and awards presentation that will be held Friday, May 13, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Spearfish Holiday Inn. The luncheon and awards program highlights and celebrates the impact of outstanding women in the business community across the state.
Thomas J. Deis, Sr. Vice President, Manager of Pioneer Bank and Trust presented a $10,000 check to Steve Meeker, Vice President of Advancement at BHSU recently. The gift completes a $50,000 pledge made by Pioneer Bank and Trust for Clarkson Memorial Scholarships.
Black Hills State University will welcome 80 undergraduate physics majors from throughout the Midwest to campus Jan. 15-17 for the American Physical Society’s Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP).
The Black Hills State University Geek Speak lecture series returns for the spring 2016 semester with a presentation on the creation and transformation of contemporary art.
Ann Porter, professor of art at BHSU, opens up the spring semester Geek Speak with “Stuffies, Sex and the Contemporary Counter-Reformation.” The presentation is Thursday, at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110. The event is free and open to the public.
The 15th Annual Red Shirt Cultural Holiday Exchange at Black Hills State University is currently underway. Angel tree gifts are available on trees located in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union and the E.Y. Berry Library on the BHSU campus.
BHSU and Spearfish community members are encouraged to take an angel and place the unwrapped gift near the tree.
Black Hills State University professor Dr. James Hess was awarded the 2014 Difference Maker at the 1883 Gala recently.
The 1883 Gala honored Hess, along with other BHSU contributors that donated more than $1,883 in a calendar year or more than $50,000 in a lifetime. The Gala also raised funds for BHSU scholarships.
Black Hills State University physical and special education major from Castle Rock, Colo., Katherine Drake, will continue to inspire others through her work with special needs children thanks to a scholarship from the Kenadi Jean Weis Foundation.
BHSU alum Barry Grossenburg established the Roy Borreson Memorial Scholarship recently in honor of his Yellow Jacket teammate who lived courageously with Huntington’s disease.
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017